While in high school, Sadie Williams took a study-abroad trip to Argentina that ignited a passion for the Spanish language. Starting her first day of college, she took advantage of opportunities that would help propel her toward the type of job that would offer meaningful work doing what she loved.
When she started college, Bethany Moore knew she wanted to study abroad. After weighing her options, she chose to study in Bulgaria and used the opportunity to travel to more than 10 countries.
Pursuing her interest in history, Jennifer Marks embarked on a research project to create the first online digital archives of World War II-era letters from Kirksville citizens for the Century America Project. The letters represent the voices of the Great War.
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